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He Aha Te Hau

Auckland

29/04/2024 - 30/04/2024

"They maintain a beautiful hold over their deep pool of simmering ihi..

"'He Aha Te Hau' is an outstanding historic milestone as Ngāti Whātua share the history of their land and its…..

Witi's Wāhine

Auckland, Wellington

02/05/2023 - 02/03/2024

"Rich and full of mātauranga Māori, this production screams quality!..

"Memorably vivid in its retelling; stokes the flame of cultural representation and resonance..

THOROUGHLY MODERN MĀUI – TE MĀUI O NAINEI

Dunedin, Wellington, Nelson, Hamilton

14/09/2022 - 29/02/2024

"Funny, heartfelt, confronting, welcoming, flawless – and needed in the current climate..

"Māori humour at its finest, funny, cheeky and truthful..

Hāpaitia

Wellington

21/02/2024 - 24/02/2024

"Two tragedies challenged and questioned with panache and love..

THE SWING

Wellington

07/02/2020 - 18/11/2023

"Made with a heart-melting level of care..

"A carefully considered and expertly crafted experience that has real potential to be an instigator of change..

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Te Kuia me te Pūngāwerewere

Wellington

31/08/2023 - 31/08/2023

"Magical comedic fun easy to engage with..

THE WORLD'S FIRST LOVERS

Dunedin, Wellington

07/12/2022 - 17/06/2023

"An otherworldly experience: my body gets it, my brain does not..

"Multi-layered and generous storytelling..

Taku Waimarie

Wellington

02/05/2023 - 05/05/2023

"Thoroughly enjoyable discovery of the value of cultural identity..

Kiwi Moon

Dunedin

31/10/2022 - 31/10/2022

"An enchanting production of an enchanting story..

Hine Downtown

Auckland

03/09/2022 - 11/09/2022

"Hine Downtown – an embodiment of the urban sylph..

TE MAURI O PŌHUTU

Wellington

05/06/2021 - 26/06/2021

"Tension, reflection and dissipation...

TE RONGOMAIWHITI

Wellington

16/06/2021 - 17/06/2021

"Unapologetically Māori..

NEKE

Wellington

09/06/2021 - 12/06/2021

"Māori perspective presented in a Māori way by Māori for everyone..

Pūmanawa

Auckland

21/03/2021 - 21/03/2021

"Projection of a life-view..

Hurihuri

Hamilton

24/02/2021 - 26/02/2021

"Skill, energy, strength and bravery..

WILLIE'S WĀNANGA ON WHEELS – The Full Haerenga

Global

19/09/2020 - 04/10/2020

"Needs its tyre pressures checked..

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